For Professional Truck Drivers

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Re: For Professional Truck Drivers

Postby steelguitarlane » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:17 pm

SkiDooGuy wrote:Unfortunately this is a very hard feature to implement.

It has been inquired about several times, but long story short, don't expect it any time soon.

There are several MAJOR hurdles to overcome when considering trucks. Not the least of which include things like GVWR and road weight limits, seasonal weight restrictions, and heights of the trucks and overpasses.

Getting things like weight allowances and bridge heights would be paramount to that feature otherwise trucks would be routed down places they cannot go.


So Google is unable to do that which Garmin and Rand McNally have been doing for around fifteen years?
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Re: For Professional Truck Drivers

Postby unjek » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:37 am

Would be great if there was option to use waze as sat nav for larger vehicles.
Liability shouldn't be an issue, as driver is responssible for driving vehicle. Sat nav is just guidance as roads do change anytime.
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Re: For Professional Truck Drivers

Postby usa_56lugs0o » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:17 am

Suggestion to Waze

Make a “Pro level”
All the same features PLUS
height/weight restrictions
No truck route options
Are Scales open?
Truck friendly rest stop
No/fewer ads?
And IF there is ads you can target market even more?

Most of us would be willing to pay for that
And truckers are on the roads and highways more and will give you a better feedback on road closures and hazards
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Re: For Professional Truck Drivers

Postby world_3eu8tqqx » Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:39 pm

I mainly drive 18T vehicles but would more than happily follow the route of a UK standard artic if it means I could get through places easily.
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Re: For Professional Truck Drivers

Postby world_qiiqc45i » Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:33 am

I don't understand how functions such as low bridges and width restrictions (UK) cannot be implemented as other truck GPS apps have this application.
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Re: For Professional Truck Drivers

Postby YogiJB » Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:41 pm

Sorry to jump in so late.

I'd love to see this come to live too. I'm not afraid to pay a little "rental fee" for these extra options.

What I'd like to see:
  • Truck routes and their time-based restrictions. My city, Montreal, already has a map overlay on Google Maps ready to be implemented (see here)
  • Height/weight restrictions.
  • A way to keep a driver's (time) log (in accordance with Transport Canada) with a way to send it through email.
  • A way to report open inspection/weigh stations.

I'm asked to drive a small truck max. 10 times per year, I don't know the roads and their restrictions by heart for trucks. It's not worth it for me to buy a specialized GPS system. Waze is great, but having an adapted version for trucks would be amazing!
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Re: For Professional Truck Drivers

Postby YogiJB » Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:11 pm

iainhouse wrote:Staff don't read this forum but, if they did, they would tell you the same thing they tell us every time we ask:
  • Waze does not and will not support trucks
  • Waze does not and will not support height/width/weight limits

Yes, I read this further up in the thread. Someone else was asking about what we'd be looking for in such an app.
In any case, I'm simply adding my voice and support for the idea.

I've witnessed a lot of companies have a "we will never ever" position. Until they changed position. Never ever ( = "does not and will not") is a long time, hard to commit to. ;)

All there is left, is to discuss with this guy from HQ: ;)
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